Busy-Lizzie


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HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 22:32

That sounds a great day Flowers.


Liri, how exciting, going to Chelsea, you lucky thing. Please post photos.


I was rather regretting not watching Marcella, but after reading what you've all said, I think I'm glad I didn't.


I have found "The Secret" gripping.

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 22:08

Yesterday I weeded the strawberry bed, planted 6 new plants, fed and mulched them. There is a bindweed problem.

Have planted some rudbeckia Denver Daisy and Lavatera Silver Cup in cutting garden. Planted Curly Kale in veg garden. Planted up 1 trough and 3 pots with summer bedding. Plants used, pink pelargoniums with blue ageratum, Salvia Farinacea with Didiscus, pink Diascia and trailing Lobelia, Salvia Farinacea with pink and dark pink eye pelargoniums, crimson million bells, Night Sky petunias and trailing Lobelia.

Rose Fertiliser

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 13:20

Plant ID Regent's Park

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 13:18

I have them in my garden, lovely in spring. Has never caused me a problem, I don't eat them and I wear gloves when cutting them down!

Rose Fertiliser

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 10:27

When we lived in England and my first husband was alive he always fed the roses with double the dose. I used to win prizes with them at the local village show!

Plant ID Regent's Park

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 10:24

It looks like Euphorbia Wulfenii.

Grapevines

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 10:22

This is a link from the RHS about pruning grape vines. https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=284


I prune mine in winter, cutting each side shoot back to two or three buds. Then when the tiny bunches form I cut back to each bunch leaving one bunch to each stem. Later I cut back any shoots that are blocking the sun on the bunches and to keep it neat.

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 09:50

Panda, I think I agree with Lily. Are you naturally blond? What about highlights in pink or lavender?

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 09:36

Morning all.


Since mercury was banned I can't find a min/max thermometer that works properly. Luckily I still have an old in the GH.


I will be thinking of Dove and Wonky today.


We were exactly on the opposite side of the lake to you Chicky, but in 2014. We wanted a good bus service to Verona and nearby villages. Photo is view from the villa, we went with friends.


Must get on and start planting some pots.

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 09:15

Wow! Well done, looks so much better and more ecological too.

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Problems using the website

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Garden Gallery 2017

Photos of your gardens 
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Shelf life of grease balls for birds

 
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Moss in Flower bed

 
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What is your weather like? (2)

 
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The Old Vicarage near East Ruston

We visited this garden yesterday, fabulous 
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When We Were Young

To chat about our memories 
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What is your weather like?

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Busy Lizzie's Open Garden

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What tree has a flower like this?

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Are there seeds that don't like very cold storage?

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weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

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Gardener's World and the average gardener

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Gardens we Have Visited 2014

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Garden Gallery 2014

photos of our gardens 
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